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[2014-06-24] Head of Wando-gun District Appointed as Honorary Ambassador of the International Slow City

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Head of Wando-gun District Appointed as Honorary Ambassador of the International Slow City

 

The three-term Wando-gun district head, Kim Jong-sik, who is looking to retire from his position later this month was appointed as honorary ambassador of the International Slow City and won an Achievement Award.

According to Wando-gun district, in the 2014 International Slow City Alliance General Assembly held from June 16th to the 23rd in the Netherlands-based slow city, Midden Delfland, Kim won the achievement award and was appointed as an honorary ambassador of the international slow city.

Nearly 200 slow city representatives attended the general assembly meeting from 28 different countries worldwide.

At the meeting, Kim was recognized for his efforts in utilizing the slow city movement through promoting the importance of the slow city and designating Cheongsando Island as Asia’s first slow city.

Kim has been working to raise awareness of the slow city and its value in promoting a slow-paced life featuring sustainable growth in accord with nature and in highlighting the importance of the farming industry.

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